This unit will be based on the reading, analysis and discussion of short stories by representative authors in modern and contemporary Italian literature. We will analyse a variety of works of short fiction from a literary, social and historical perspective. Textual and literary analysis will be combined with the development of aural/oral and written skills in Italian.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
Participation (10%), 1x2500wd final essay (30%), 1x1500wd in-class test (25%), 1x500wd discussion board (10%), 1x1500wd class oral presentation (25%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in the Italian Studies major